Our tax expert promoted to partner

We have strengthened our tax team with a senior promotion at our Preston office.

David Hackett, who joined our firm as a graduate trainee 16 years ago after graduating from Lancaster University, has been promoted to tax partner.

David specialises in tax planning for owner-managed businesses. His new role will include greater management responsibility for our team of tax advisers as well as advising a wide range of corporate and personal clients.

He will also contribute to strategic planning for the our tax team as well as the wider tax department of the MHA partnership. David will continue to support clients in areas including Preston, Blackpool and Manchester.

Graham Gordon, managing partner, said:

“As a firm, we take great pride in seeing people grow and develop with us and being able to offer career progression opportunities.

“Since starting with the firm in 2006, David has embodied our values of offering a high-quality and personal service to our clients. His promotion to partner will benefit our clients in the region and also the whole MHA partnership.”

We are an award-winning firm of chartered accountants and business advisors with offices in Preston, Liverpool, Manchester, Blackpool, East Midlands, Kendal and Lancaster.

We are part of MHA, a network of independent accountants and business advisers with 30 offices nationwide.

David Hackett, tax partner, said:

“During the course of my career, MHA Moore and Smalley has experienced huge growth by consistently offering quality advice and support to clients across the North West.

“I’m proud to have been promoted to partner and looking forward to using my experience and knowledge to support MHA Moore and Smalley’s clients while contributing to the firm’s ongoing growth journey.”